Alumni Spotlight

Many Helix graduates go on to do outstanding things that put them in the spotlight. Here we highlight those alumni who stand out in a crowd and we provide news of interest to our alumni community.

If you know a Helix alumnus with a great story, please contact Jennifer Osborn.

San Diego Union-Tribune, August 21, 2011
Play review: 'Trying' a quiet triumph of acting (Kelsey Venter, Class of 2002)

La Mesa Patch, August 5, 2011
Crowning Achievement for Helix High Alum; Miss Deaf United States

CSU San Marcos Press Release, January 20, 2010
Kaycee Gunion Named Third Team All-American

Colorado State Rams Press Release, December 29, 2009
Rams Welcome Back Hammerschmidt, November 25, 2009
Soccer Player of the Year Goes to CSU, San Marcos

San Diego Union-Tribune, July 13, 2009
Sticking together for half a century, April 30, 2009
Chuck Cecil Named to College Football Hall of Fame

San Diego Union-Tribune, April 26, 2009
Palomar feels the heat as CSUSM competes for elite players

Prosportsdaily.Com, February 13, 2009
Titans Turn Defense Over to Chuck Cecil (class of '83)

San Diego Union-Tribune, February 11, 2009
San Diego area native, wife die in Australian wildfires

The University of Arizona UA News, February 4, 2009
36th Annual President's Concert Features the Best from the UA School of Music

San Diego Union-Tribune, January 29, 2009
Kearny hires Helix alum as head football coach

Laramie Boomerang, January 18, 2009
Color Change (Dan Hammerschmidt)

San Diego Union-Tribune, December 24, 2008
Revered local soccer coach upbeat in battle with ALS

Naval Hospital Jacksonville, August, 2008
Helix Alumnus Captain Bruce Gillingham Takes Command of Naval Hospital Jacksonville

The Valdosta Daily Times, May 13, 2008
From Stripes to Bars (Keara Dombrowski, c/o 2000)

San Diego Union-Tribune, May 3, 2008
Police will offer Citizens Academy

San Diego Union-Tribune, February 21, 2008
UCSD big-time in books, so why not in basketball, too?

Fox 6 News, December 28, 2007
Former San Diego Police Chief (and Helix alumnus) Dies

San Diego Union-Tribune, December 24, 2007
Home ‘School Musical’: Two locals return to town

The State Hornet (Sacramento State publication), December 13, 2007
Best Male Team Leader - Dallas Mauga

San Diego Voice and Viewpoint, October 10, 2007
Helix Alumnus Named Miss Shaw University

San Diego Business Journal, October 1, 2007
Cox Communications to Honor Teachers at Ceremony Set for Oct. 6

San Diego Union-Tribune, July 17, 2007
Quarterback Calls a Play for Education

San Diego Union-Tribune, June 21, 2007
An Emmy with Local Ties

Spartan Daily, May 14, 2007
Linebacker’s Graduation his Biggest Play

San Diego Union-Tribune, January 17, 2007
Director is Ready for Council Role (Mark Arapostathis, class of ’85)

Last Updated: 9/22/11